weepie
noun Date: 1928 tearjerker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • weepie — (also weepy) ► NOUN (pl. weepies) informal ▪ a sentimental or emotional film, novel, or song …   English terms dictionary

  • weepie — [wē′pē] n. Slang a sad, often maudlin film …   English World dictionary

  • weepie — UK [ˈwiːpɪ] / US [ˈwɪpɪ] noun [countable] Word forms weepie : singular weepie plural weepies informal a film, play, novel etc that has emotional scenes that make people cry …   English dictionary

  • weepie — noun A sad or sentimental film, often portraying troubled romance, designed to elicit a tearfully emotional response from its audience. Talented filmmaker Susanne Bier [...] keeps control over the storms of melodrama that swirl in this rich… …   Wiktionary

  • weepie — wee·py || wɪːpɪ adj. tearful; crying easily; moving someone to tears; leaking, dripping (also spelled weepie) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weepie — /wee pee/, n. Brit. Informal. a tearjerker; weeper. [1925 30; WEEP1 + IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • weepie — weep|ie [ˈwi:pi] n another spelling of ↑weepy 2 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • weepie — weep|ie [ wipi ] noun count INFORMAL a TEARJERKER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • weepie — (also weepy) noun (plural weepies) informal a sentimental or emotional film, novel, or song …   English new terms dictionary

  • weepie — noun (C) another spelling of weepy 2 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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